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Bartley Jones, one of 300 convicts transported on the Rodney, 19 September 1851
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Newcombe Boss, Barthey Jones, Barthy
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||8th November, 1890
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 210
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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D Wong on 13th May, 2017 wrote:
Listed as Barthy Jones on the https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/ConvictsDetails.aspx?convict_id=2189 website.
Newspaper report said he belonged to a band of Gypsies.
Baptism of Barthey Jones:
28th September 1828, Burton by Lincoln, baptism of Newcome son of William and Susan Boss, at Burton, gypsey.
There is a photo of Barthey at: https://georgianera.wordpress.com/category/lincolnshire-history/
You can also read the full story of his family at that address.
Bartley Jones was 22 years old on arrival in VDL. He was born at Hull and was transported for ‘stealing a mare, the property of William Ostick of Saxilby.
Bartley was 5’6 1/4” tall, sallow complexion, black hair and whiskers, brown eyes, reads and writes a little, married with 1 child.
Brothers: William, George,
Sister: Mary—all at native place.
15/4/1856: Free Certificate - himself (works for himself?).
2/11/1888 Sydney Morning Herald:
BARTLEY JONES, last heard of at Youngs Post
office (about 1884), Wombat, Tasmania, kindly communicate with George Butler, 5, Chaple-street, Islington, London, England.
Convict Changes History
Patricia Dickie on 12th May, 2017 made the following changes:
alias1: Newcombe Boss, date of birth: 1828 (prev. 0000), date of death: 8th November, 1090 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime
D Wong on 13th May, 2017 made the following changes:
alias2: Barthey Jones, alias3: Barthy, date of death: 8th November, 1890 (prev. 8th November, 1090), gender: m, occupation